Milcovu din Vale-2 (Pleistocene of Romania)

Also known as Milcovu 2

Where: Romania (44.4° N, 24.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 24.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• Early Pleistocene, 'magnetically reversed sands situated above deposits of normal magnetism assigned to the Olduvai event.' In the cut of the Milcovu din Vale and the Olt, beds 26-29.


• Sands abd gravels.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. U. Feru, C. Radulescu, and P. Samson. 1983. Succession des Mammiferes Plio-Pleistocenes dans le Bassin Dacique (Roumanie). Ann. Inst. Geol. Geophys. 59:161-167 [A. Turner/H. O'Regan/H. O'Regan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39869: authorized by Alan Turner, entered by Hannah O'Regan on 10.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Camelidae
Paracamelus alutensis Stefanescu 1895 camel
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Mammuthus meridionalis Nesti 1825 mammoth